Advertising & Design Awards

The advertising & Design Club of Canada recently held its annual showcase of advertising and design in Toronto to recognize the industry's best.The broadcast gold award for tv single (production $50,000 or less) went to 'Car Struck' from MacLaren:Lintas for General...

The advertising & Design Club of Canada recently held its annual showcase of advertising and design in Toronto to recognize the industry’s best.

The broadcast gold award for tv single (production $50,000 or less) went to ‘Car Struck’ from MacLaren:Lintas for General Motors of Canada.

The art director and creative director was David Adams and writer, Neil McOstrich.

In the tv campaign category, Franklin Dallas won for its work for Prince Edward Island Tourism.

Peter Holmes was art director/ creative director and writer, along with writer Michael O’Reilly.

The best of broadcast award went to a radio campaign from Pirate Radio for the Toronto Radio Action Committee.

Credits go to Terry O’Reilly and Rick Shurman.

In the print category, Chiat/ Day received gold in the public service single ad segment for ‘Of Course NABS Needs Donations’ for the National Advertising Benevolent Society.

Jack Neary was writer and creative director and Duncan Milner, art director.

Ranscombe & Co. won advertising poster, single for ‘Go Where No Man Has Gone Before’ for Ginger’s Bathrooms.

Credits go to Blaine Kennedy, art director; Andrew Manson, writer; and James Ranscombe, creative director.

Geoffrey B. Roche & Partners topped advertising transit, single for ‘If You Can Stop’ for client Trans Ad.

Sean Riley was art director, with David Rosenberg, writer, and Geoffrey Roche, creative director.

The graphic design gold award for brochures went to Concrete Design Communications for client Lida Baday.

The photography award was nabbed by Adams & Associates for Virtu: Directions in Canadian Design.

The Globe and Mail received the editorial gold award in the newspaper category and enRoute magazine for editorial photography.

Atlanta Art & Design topped the editorial miscellaneous group for work for Digital Equipment of Canada.

The gold student award went to Christina Temple, art director and Christopher Tropak, writer, both from the Ontario College of Art.

The Les Usherwood Award for Lifetime Achievement went to Jim Donohue, for design work that began in the 1950s at the Ontario College of Art and continued through stints at the National Film Board and Cooper & Beatty to present day at his own Toronto company.